Nestlé is the world's leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness company. Our mission of "Good Food, Good Life" is to provide consumers with the best tasting, most nutritious choices in a wide range of food and beverage categories and eating occasions, from morning to night.
The Company was founded in 1866 by Henri Nestlé in Vevey, Switzerland, where our headquarters are still located today. We employ around 2,80,000 people and have factories or operations in almost every country in the world. Nestlé sales for 2009 were CHF 108 bn.
The Nestlé Corporate Business Principles (pdf, 1 Mb) are at the basis of our Company’s culture, developed over 140 years, which reflects the ideas of fairness, honesty and long-term thinking.